Decisions made at the annual sessions of the RNC make it possible to more efficiently use and regulate the total reserves in the Barents Sea
Russia and Norway agree on fishing conditions for joint stocks in the Barents and Norway seas by 2022
Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 07:10 (GMT + 9)
On October 11, the 51st session of the Russian-Norwegian Joint Fisheries Commission (SRNC) began its work.
The meeting takes place in video conference mode. The Russian delegation will be headed by the head of the Federal Fisheries Agency, Ilya Shestakov, the Norwegian, by the permanent deputy deputy minister, Morten Berg.
During the session, the parties will exchange statistical data on the catch for the period from 2019 to 2021, discuss measures to regulate the populations of biological resources and approve the total allowable catch of cod, haddock and other types of aquatic biological resources by 2022.
Meeting participants will discuss technical measures to regulate fishing and measures to control it in the Barents and Norwegian Seas, the procedure for issuing fishing permits, as well as joint scientific research programs.
The discussion will last until October 14 inclusive, and as a result a Protocol will be signed.
Cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Kingdom of Norway is carried out on the basis of the Agreement between the Government of the USSR and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway on cooperation in the field of fisheries dated April 11, 1975 and the Agreement between the Government of the USSR and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway on mutual relations in the field of fishing dated October 15, 1976.
Map of the legal positions of Norway and the Russian Federation in the Barents Sea
Decisions made at the annual sessions of the RNC make it possible to more efficiently use and regulate the total reserves of Russia and Norway in the Barents Sea.
Source: Press Service of the Federal Fisheries Agency (translated from original in russian)